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Author Archives: Mary Carroll

Hope Receives Magical Gift from Disney for New Campus

Hope CommUnity Center (HCC) can move forward on a second Apopka campus thanks to a surprise $250,000 grant it recently received from Disney.  Recently Hope CommUnity Center was approached with an opportunity to acquire the property of Apopka Family Learning Center.  The expansive 6 acre campus is conveniently located in South Apopka and includes abundant […]

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Popular Education Workshops Held at Hope

PECI facilitated a “Pop Ed Basic Workshop” for Hope Community Center in Apopka, Florida, on Oct. 24th-25th. During this first workshop of a series of four, the participants reflected about the three dimensions of Popular Education (Philosophy, theory and methodology); Popular Education vs. traditional education, the Pop Ed´s vertical logic (Research-education-Action) and more importantly, they […]

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A Taste of Hope – A Night to Thank Donors

Everyone had a great time at Hope’s Taste of Hope which we hosted as a night of special gratitude to our friends and partners of Hope CommUnity Center. Guests enjoyed foods from 8 different countries, a variety of wines, dance, a film about KIDS CAMP and a personal story from Eli Garcia. Staff, AmeriCorps members, […]

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